Assemblyman Danny O’Donnell of Manhattan: “She knocked it out of the park” and her call for party unity was “as clear as she can make it.”
City Councilwoman Melissa Mark Viverito of Manhattan: “It was inspiring. What she was doing was giving us a charge” and “telling us we’ve got a job to do.”
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Council member Melinda Katz, a candidate for city comptroller, is having a June 19 fund-raiser that will showcase strong support from black and Latino lawmakers.
The elected officials on the host committee for the event include Yvette Clarke, Jeff Aubry, Jose Peralta, Maria del Carmen Arroyo, Maria Baez, Helen Foster and Read More
On March 8, The New York Times published a survey of where some of the City Council’s 51 members stood on congestion pricing. At the time, 20 were against, 12 were for, and 19 were either undecided or did not respond to the survey.
More recently, Lew Fidler, an opponent of Read More
Here’s a shot from the breakfast hosted Sunday morning by the Council of Orthodox Jewish Organizations on the West Side, which, as Grace Rauh noted, attracted nearly every 2009 candidate for citywide office.
Sitting at the same table were, from left to right, state comptroller Tom DiNapoli, mayoral hopeful John Catsimatidis, city Read More
So, how is Christine Quinn—a major supporter of the mayor’s congestion pricing—going to get the (so far nonexistent) bill for the plan through the City Council, which has at least 20 members who have signaled they’re only lukewarm to it?
Crain’s Insider notes that the bill has been assigned to Read More
Continuing with our marginally useful compilation of Hillary Clinton-designated Democratic National Convention delegates for next year, here’s who the campaign picked in the Harlem-based 15th congressional district, according to a reader in the district and confirmed by a knowledgeable Democrat.
The delegates are: Assemblyman Keith Wright, City Councilwoman and Charlie Rangel ally Read More
Yvette Clarke touts support from Liz Abzug, Betsy Gotbaum, C. Virginia Fields, Annabel Palma and Melissa Mark-Viverito among others on the steps of City Hall.
David Paterson and Eliot Spitzer will address advocates at St. Francis College about their plan to address domestic violence in New York State.
John Faso presents his homeland security agenda Read More
A supporter of Bill Perkins’ bid for state senate tells the Politicker that he’ll be endorsed Sunday by three Council Members who serve the Harlem senate district: Robert Jackson, Melissa Mark-Viverito and Miguel Martinez. Read More